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in alabama heads into the fifth day. >>> leon panetta said his catholic religion had an impact on his life and death decisions. >>> and rumors of muhammad ali's death are premature. we'll explain. death are premature. we'll explain. "early today" starts right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> very good monday morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. we begin with a developing tragedy in southern california. a bus carrying a tour group from tijuana collided with two other vehicles on the highway west of los angeles killing eight and injuring more. authorities say the driver reported brake problems as the bus came down the mountain. it rear-ended a car before flipping and hitting a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer. passengers described the scene. >> starts to move so fast, and the people start screaming. >> two or three minutes swerving in and out? >> yeah. >> everybody was scared. everybody was screaming. >> the bus was reportedly returning from a ski outing to big bear. >>> well, today president obama will travel to minneapolis to push his proposal for broader g
a right to your religion. no help from the government at all on friday. >> this is part what have kathleen sebelius had to say. she said, today the administration is taking the next step in providing women across the nation with coverage of recommended preventive care at no cost, while reporting religious concerns. the administration believes it has met the concerns. >> well, shannon, for the many people whose religious rights are violated by this mandate, many of them have sued. they have been waiting for well over a year for something very simple, an exemption from the mandate. simply, that's what we do with people who have religious objections to laws. we exempt them. that's what these people have been waiting for and that's not what they got. the exemption that only applies to a house of worship was not expanded one inch. so the administration didn't do anything for the exemption or the business owners like hobby lobby. all they really did was propose a bookkeeping measure for certain religious organizations that may not really solve the problem at all. it wasn't a good feds for the re
-rights laws that prohibit firing, promoting and hiring based on race, age, national origin, religion, pregnancy, those immutable characteristics that we think are worthy of the protection of our civil rights laws. in most states there are modest exemptions to the employment at will dadoctrine, amount wrongful discharge. when an employer requires someone to break the law in order to keep their job. or if an employer is doing something that is in violation of a well-defined written public policy. other than that, we give employers in this country wi de latitude, because we have a free market economy, because we recognize the person that takes the risk and set up a business and puts their monetary and human capital into it, that they have rights to run their business the way they see fit. we are very, very reluctant to place any sort of restrictions on that. again, this is a small one. not saying that you have to hire anybody that is not fully qualified for your job. in essence, what these laws do rainout are saving employers from themselves, because if they are ignoring all of the unem
but stands by his religion. the oregon department of justice is investigating. >>> finally in missouri, a kansas city church is showing a sign of support for gay boy scouts. the church posted a gay pride banner, welcoming all members of the boy scouts of america. the youth organization is set to discuss lifting the ban on gays and lesbians this week. >>> turning to sports, super bowl xlvii looked like a blowout. but turned out to be a thriller. in the first quarter, ravens' quarterback joe flacco connected with antoine bolden for touchdown pass and early lead. in the second, baltimore scored two more touchdowns to make it look like a blowout. they went to halftime with the 21-3 lead. in the third, the ravens' jacoby jones had a record with a 109-yard kickoff return. the longest in super bowl history. and that made it 28-6, ravens over the 49ers. then the power goes out in the superdome. it took 34 minutes before the lights were back on and play was restarted. then momentum shifted quickly as san francisco scored two touchdowns in less than 2 1/2 minutes. in the fourth quarter, niners'
cakes to same-sex couples. the owner said that he's not homophobic but stands along to his religion. >>> the church posted a gay pride banner. the youth organization is set to discuss lifting the bans on gays and lesbians this week. >>> turning to sports. the super bowl was thriller. in the first quarter, joe flacco connected with anquan boldin for a touchdown pass. in the second quarter, baltimore scored two more touchdowns to make it look a blowout. they went to halftime with a 21-6 lead over san francisco. in the third, ravens' jacoby jones set a record with 108-yard kickoff return. and then, the power went out in the superdome. it took 34 minutes before the lights were back on and play was restarted. then, momentum shifted quickly as san francisco scored two touchdowns in less than 2 1/2 minutes. in the fourth quarter, niners' quarterback colin kaepernick rolled left and kept going for the touchdown. san francisco had the last you shot at the end zone, but there was contact between michael crabtree and ravens' jeremy smith. the game ended on a ravens' kickoff. 49ers returned as
people are going to talk about their views o' of religion and what they believe and everybody's entitled to their own views. ray, certain certainly is a deeply religious person and has made no bones about talking about that and when he talks like that and then when the ravens win the way they did in denver was is nothing short of miraculous, i don't know about the players, specifically, i feel like some of the fans started to believe ray. youknow, when you see him talk like that and then you see miraculous things happen, you just get the sense that the team rallied around that and boy, did they believe what he was breeching and they led him right down to the superbowl. >> we're looking at the video from the confetti and the trophy, were the fans well represented? . >> i'm sorry i missed that? . >> were there a lot of ravens fans there? . >> oh my gosh, it's been unbelievable this whole week. everyone when we got here monday, there was already a lot of ravens fans in town and it has not gone down. last night,packed on boar bonn street. you -- bourbon street. you could see some 49er fa
race, age, national origin, religion, pregnancy, those amiable characteristics we think are worthy of the protections of our civil rights laws. in most states, there are modest exemptions to this employment at will doctrine around wrongful discharge. when an employer requires somebody to breakable law and order to keep their job or if an employer is doing something that is in violation of some well- defined ridden public policy. other than that, we give employers in this country wide latitude because we have a free market economy, because we recognize the person or entity that takes the risk and sets up the business and puts their monetary and human capital into it, that they have rights to run their businesses the way they see fit. we are very, very reluctant to place any sort of restrictions on that. this is but a small one. i am not saying you have to hire anybody that is not fully qualified. in essence, what these laws do, right now they are saving employers from themselves. if they are ignoring all the unemployed workers, they really could be missing the best qualified person
or religion or government in any way, but obviously the fbi wants to rule that out, and the turkish authorities want to rule that out as well. they will prosecute this aggressively for the reason you just said. tourism, particularly american dollars, is very, very important to the government to the tax collectors to the public, to the economy in turkey. this cannot go unsolved for very long. >> they welcome -- the turkish authorities and american authorities have work very well together. >> yes, they have, particularly the fbi and the national authorities in istanbul. it's a modern country, notwithstanding its ancient roots, and law enforcement is prudent in that respect. the fbi could bo there tomorrow. we have an agreement with them. they wouldn't because of the cost and they wouldn't unless they were invite bid the written agreement between our state department and their foreign ministry permits the fbi to go in there on a whim. they could woo do so only if u.s. law was triggered because she was u.s.a. government employee or killed be an american. >> thank you, judge. >> the ener
laws while protecting freedom of religion. the second point is when we heard this exec committee earlier in january the republican leader indicated she was hoping very much it would be a bipart sfwlan bill, that we could work out some language issues chshgs we have been doing with some republicans. i don't think this should be a partisan issue, but, you know, we'll have to see how the vote actually goes, but i certainly hope we can get bipartisan support. >> illinois state senator heather, thank you for joining us. i appreciate your time and for everybody else, we'll be right back after this. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and
of speech and religion. we are beginning to see government can be a force for good for quality of opportunity, like republican presidents eisenhower establishing the student loan program or the statewide highways, president nixon with the epa. if they put more time and effort in that, they can strengthen their overall party -- >> this is a moderating move, some are saying. is that not good? >> it's a moderating move by putting someone down again, rather than building something up. look, i think senator rubio, for example, what he's doing on immigration would be able to make the whole party more attractive and candidates that think that way more attractive. therefore, i think that would be their stronger heft, not just for a primary but for a general. >> this is about candidates and primaries and please do react as well, if you would like, but is the challenge really farther upstream with the voters at the moment they wanting more farther right candidates, if you will? >> well, look, first, i can't help but point out that joe sestak said positive things about rubio, who happened
together who did not usually come together. we were not bounded in a common race or religion. we are not a theocracy. we are not a minority. this nation was born with the ideals that a united people, but these ideals compel every generation to be more inclusive and welcoming. we realize this country was not a zero some political nation. in fact, the more we open up this country to inclusion, the better we are. women joining the work force has not diminished men. it expands our economy and opportunity for all. the education of poor people in the inner-city does not take away from others, it expands our economy and makes us all do better. this is the ideal of our country. as the rabbi would tell me, the jewish saying, that jews together are strong, but jews with other people are invincible. he african saying that spiderwebs united can tie up a line. the very principle of this country, one of my advisers told me one of the fundamental principles of islam. the oneness of the community. we recognize dependency and see strength. that became the problem solving idea that i took on. i be
as you would have them do unto you. all cultures and races and religions. >> is that him. >> he is not in the painting. that is a farmer that was a end from of his in vermont where he lived at the time. >> who is this over here. >> one of my favorites. you can almost taste the turkey. >> quintessential thanksgiving piece. done for a very serious purpose during world war ii to articulate president roosevelts four freedoms. freedom of speech, freedom from want. fear dom from fear and freedom to worship. these are the reasons america went into war to preserve these freedoms for people all over the world. >> he also made statements too, look at this. >> after he stopped working for the saturday evening post where he had done 321 magazine covers through the his lifetime went to work for look magazine. the subject matter changed greatly and he he started painting the current events of the day and did some very important civil rights movement paintings. this young girl is walking to school will protected by the u.s. marshals i want indicating the first elementary school in new orleans.
and exclusion from any of the activities of the state? guest: i am not the kind of islamic or religion scholar, but as a muslim i would say what is against humanity is against -- is not accepted by me as a muslim and i us as muslims in afghanistan. we do have our own definition islam and democracy, but i think it is not the way that was somehow understood in general here. host: the world press freedom index that we showed earlier showed the united states 32nd and afghanistan 128. i want to take that question and ask that about afghanistan. who is restricting the press? guest: the problems we're facing in afghanistan when i am saying "we" it means media people and media community. inside the government of afghanistan sometimes, the people who are fighting with the government, taliban, for example, and some local governments across the country, these are the three main barriers that we are facing with all that we have the constitution, the article 34 is just granting access free media and freedom of information. the article 50 is granting access to information. all of the media [indiscernible] u
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